Andrzej Szczerski


Institute of Art History, Jagiellonian University

Andrzej Szczerski is Professor at the Institute of Art History, Jagiellonian University in Kraków. He was visiting lecturer at the Goethe University in Frankfurt (2003) and the St Andrews University in Scotland (2004). He publishes widely on modern and contemporary art in Poland and Central Europe and his books include Patterns of Identity. The Reception of British Art in Central Europe Around 1900 (2002) and Modernizations. The Art and Architecture in the New States of Central-Eastern Europe 1918-1939 (2010). He curated the exhibition Modernizations 1918-1939. The Future Perfect (2010) in Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź as well as co-curated the exhibitions Symbolism in Poland and Britain in Tate Britain in London (2009) and The Power of Fantasy. Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland in BOZAR Brussels (2011). He is member of the advisory board of Małopolska Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków and current president of Polish Section of International Association of Art Critics AICA.